CLEVELAND - 9:00 pm Update: Skies are mostly cloudy across the area now because of a weak weather system sliding south across Kentucky tonight. That system will spread some light snow across our region tonight and early Tuesday. Most of us will just see a few flakes. A few spots south along US Route 30 may pick up a half an inch by 10 am Tuesday. Low temperatures will bottom out in middle and upper 20s.
The light snow will linger through the Tuesday morning commute. Then, as drier air moves in, we should see at least a little sunshine during the afternoon hours. Highs will be chilly, in the middle and upper 30s.
A weak Alberta Clipper low pressure system will slide through the Northern Great Lakes on Wednesday. We could see a few light snow flurries east of Cleveland during the day. otherwise, I expect mainly cloudy skies area wide. Highs will climb into the upper 30s.
A slow warm-up begins on Thursday at temperatures climb through the 40s. Highs Saturday and Sunday will top out between 50 and 55 degrees. I expect a few rain showers Friday and again on Sunday.
We'll see increasing clouds Monday afternoon as a cold front slides south of us. Highs will run near 40. The front will stall south of us and a storm will ride along it providing some light snow across SE sections of our viewing area late Monday into Tuesday.
Some areas are enjoying morning sunshine, others are trapped under cloudy skies.
Increasing clouds are in the forecast today with highs near 40 degrees. Our average high temperature for this time of the year is 46 degrees, but we won't be that warm until Friday.
Developing low pressure over Tennessee will move toward the Mid-Atlantic Tuesday. This system will stay far enough south that it doesn't affect our weather in Northeast Ohio.
I can't rule out an isolated snow shower tonight through early Tuesday, but I expect mainly dry weather. Overnight lows will drop to the upper 20s.
Some sunshine is possible Tuesday, but highs will be chilly. Temperatures will struggle to reach the mid-30s.
A weak front will linger over the northern Great Lakes Wednesday and Thursday. However, high pressure will hold steady over Northeast Ohio, bringing sunshine and highs in the low 40s.
By the end of the week, warmer, southerly flow will boost temperatures to the 50s. Rain showers are possible Saturday and Sunday.
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Parts of southwest and central Ohio are seeing snow as more wintry weather hits areas that earlier got a mix of rain and sleet.
With temperatures in the mid to upper-fifties Wednesday, NewsChannel5 forecasters warned that this was the last day this week to get outside chores done before another chill sets in.